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Humana Senior Tax Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts


Humana is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant that will focus on Sales and Use, Business Licenses and Property taxes. Maintains tax information and records, prepares tax returns and other required reports, and pay tax declarations so that compliance obligations are submitted accurately and on time. Prepares correspondence with external tax agencies (for example, auditors). Begins to influence department's strategy. Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed without direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.


The Senior Tax Accountant will assist with the company's property, sales and use tax compliance obligations in the many state and local taxing jurisdictions in which Humana operates. Research is often required to determine the taxability and rate to be applied to the purchases and sales activity. Additionally, the Senior Tax Accountant will work with systems that support the compliance and audit processes and provide support to the separate business segments specific issues.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in accounting)

  • 6 plus years Sales and Use Tax Compliance knowledge/experience (registration, computerized returns with OneSource, notices, prepayments, reconciliations).

  • 6 plus years' experience with multi-state computerized sales and use tax software and research programs (OneSource Compliance and CCH/BNA/Checkpoint

  • Experience working for similar-size company

  • Ability to understand diverse tax scenarios

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Knowledge of tax law and current developments

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or a related field

  • Working knowledge of cutting-edge technologies to create innovative tax solutions such as Alteryx

  • Property tax experience

  • Leadership experience (Supervise, mentor, and develop staff members)


Humana Tower, Louisville, Ky (hybrid office) (the office location is highly preferred, however, will consider remote if residing within the EST/CST time zone/states listed)


Additional Information

Covid Vaccine Policy: Non-patient facing

  • COVID-19 vaccination is not required .

  • Eligible associates are strongly encouraged to keep their vaccination status up-to-date to strengthen protection against COVID-19.

  • Masking is voluntary unless otherwise required by federal, state or local law or regulation.

  • If associate is exposed to COVID-19: Mask for 10 days from initial day of exposure. Isolation is not required.

  • If associate tests positive for COVID-19: Isolate for five days and maintain masking requirement up to 10 days after the onset of symptoms.

Work-At-Home Requirements:

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates' ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates must meet the following criteria:

  • At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested

  • Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership

  • Associates who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.

  • Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.

  • Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Interview Format:

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, you may be utilizing our interviewing technology called Modern Hire to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Modern Hire allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information for you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence inviting you to participate in a Modern Hire interview. In this interview, you will receive a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded or text message responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed, and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

Why Humana ? You'll experience the following perks as a full-time Humana employee:

Compensation and Financial Security - Our pay philosophy is designed to motivate and reward associates for their skills and contributions to the company. We provide options to help you plan for your future and protect your assets: Competitive base pay, Recognition pay, 401(k) retirement savings plan (125% match for the first 6% contributed by an associate), etc.

Your Whole Health - Humana's health products and services are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family: Medical, dental, and vision benefits, Health plan incentives, Paternity leave, etc.

Work Perks - Humana knows your life extends outside of work. We have many options to support your interests and needs. Some departments have the flexibility to allow associates to work from home, and we offer all associates: Paid time off, holidays, volunteer time, jury duty pay, Associate charity matching program, Discount programs with major retailers, etc.

Grow With Us - Humana provides growth and career opportunities that can help you develop your skills and build your future with the organization: Internal and external learning events, Tuition assistance, Inclusion and diversity training, etc.

Social Security Task:

Alert: Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants being considered for an interview will be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana's secure website.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our